Shadow Puppetry Residency Visual Arts


Shadow Puppetry Residency

Type: Workshop|Residency
Art Form: Theater & Media Arts|Visual Arts
Grade Level: 1 - 12
Scheduling Request

Behind the Mask provides history and background on the uses and variety of shadow puppetry and demonstrate examples, including a traditional Indonesian wayang kulit shadow puppet. Then it’s time for participants to get creative! With Behind the Mask’s help, students design and construct their own shadow puppets and bring them to life for their peers on a shadow screen.

Program available in person.

Length: 45-60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 25
Curriculum Connection: Theater Arts, Puppetry

Minimum of 2 workshops per day

2 Workshops: $500
Additional or Post Performance Workshops: $200
Residency Workshops: $150-$350
What is a residency?
Travel: $60 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Materials Fee: $5-10 per student



Planning fee based upon scope of residency.


  • A teacher in the room to support artist and address student needs.
  • Reserved Parking Spot
  • Bottled Water
  • Residencies include 1-2 artists, planning session, minimum of 2 workshops/day.

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